Oct 13, 2012; Dallas, TX, USA; Oklahoma Sooners defensive back Aaron Colvin (14) looks at the quarterback during the game against the Texas Longhorns during the red river rivalry at the Cotton Bowl. Oklahoma beat Texas 63-21. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-US PRESSWIRE

Big 12 Football Preview: Week 9


Before the games kickoff we’ll let you know where your favorite Big 12 teams are playing that week and also rank all the games taking place. If the need arises we’ll designate which team in the match-up should be on upset alert.

All times are central. Rankings are from BCS poll.

Big 12 Game of the Week

Who: 5 Notre Dame Fight Irish (7-0, 2-0 away) @ 8 Oklahoma Sooners (5-1, 3-1 Big 12)
What: Game of the Week for the entire nation.
When: Saturday, October 27 at 7 pm
Where: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma
Why: This game could prove to the nation if Notre Dame is for real this year.
TV: ABC

Games You’re Watching Anyway

Saturday, October 27:

  • TCU Horned Frogs (5-2, 2-1 Big 12) @ Oklahoma State Cowboys (4-2, 2-1 Big 12), 2:30 pm (TV: FSN)
  • Baylor Bears (3-3, 0-3 Big 12) @ Iowa State Cyclones (4-3, 1-3 Big 12), 6 pm (TV: FSN)

Alumni/Friends and Family Mainly Interested

Saturday, October 27:

  • 14 Texas Tech Red Raiders (6-1, 3-1 Big 12) @ 3 Kansas State Wildcats (7-0, 4-0 Big 12), 2:30 pm (TV: Fox)
    Upset Alert: Biggest Big 12 Conference game this week and we will see if Texas Tech can continue their upset streak.
  • 23 Texas Longhorns (5-2, 2-2 Big 12) @ Kansas (1-6, 0-4 Big 12), 11:00 am (TV: FSN)

Staff’s Picks

Current Records:

  • George: 29-10
  • Ricky: 27-12

Last Week:

  • George: 4-1
  • Ricky: 4-1
  1. 23 Texas v.s. Kansas – George: Texas | Ricky: Texas
  2. TCU v.s. Oklahoma State – George: OSU | Ricky: OSU
  3. 14 Texas Tech v.s. 3 Kansas State – George: KSU | Ricky: KSU
  4. Baylor v.s. Iowa State – George: Baylor | Ricky: ISU
  5. 5 Notre Dame v.s. 8 Oklahoma – George: OU | Ricky: ND

 

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